Veeam Backup fails when VMware Datastore name contains invalid character

Veeam Backup fails to backup VMware VM when VMware datastore name contains invalid character and Veeam returns blank error message.

VEEAM_201409_0006

VEEAM_201409_0001

VEEAM_201409_0002

VEEAM_201409_0008

Findings

Veeam fails to backup VM when VMware datastore name contains invalid character @.

Veeam returns blank error message and this error message can also be viewed in veeam log located at

C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Backup\TLCESXI51W7\Task.TLCESXI51W7.5.log

 

Solutions

Remove invalid character @ from VMware datastore name

 VEEAM_201409_0007

 

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